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Intra-System Optical Interconnects Product Segments Report 2014 Featuring 14 Key Vendors
[July 01, 2014]

Intra-System Optical Interconnects Product Segments Report 2014 Featuring 14 Key Vendors

(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dublin - Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Intra-System Optical Interconnects" report to their offering.

This report examines the product segment that embeds optical interconnect technologies inside computer and communication systems. As data rates continue to ramp, signal losses increase to the point that the effective reach of copper cabling and PCB traces on circuit boards shrinks considerably.

Intra-system optical interconnects started at 2.5Gbps more than a decade ago and grew slowly to 10Gbps interconnect fabrics, enabling massively-scalable multi-chassis systems from supercomputers to core routers. Proprietary interconnects are now supported by embedded optical modules and MSA-based active optical cables and transceivers, such as CXP and CDFP.

At 25Gbps and beyond, the amount of signal compensating electronics needed is growing along with cost and power consumption. When speed, reach, interconnect density and power limitations align to exceed the limits of copper, intra-system optical interconnects are ready to support the next generations of system equipment.

Key Topics Covered: Chapter 1: Intra-System Optical Interconnects - Still a Developing Business - What Is An Embedded Optical Module? - Active Optical Cables & Pluggable Transceivers can also be Intra-System Optical Interconnects - Main Adoption Limiting Factors - EOMs are (essentially) a New Transceiver Market Segment - EOM - Transceiver Interoperability - Next Industry Move - Optics Next To Big ASICs - Market Interest in Optical Interconnects renewed in 20 - Who are the Intra-System Optical Interconnect Suppliers and Demonstrators Today? - Traditional Transceiver Business - A Rush of New Optical Interconnect Offerings Soon - The EOM business is much different! - What Problems Do EOMs Address? - Signal Integrity - Power and Heat - Latency - An Increasing Problem - High Interconnect Density - Optical Interconnect/EOM Features and Benefits Summary - How Will Optical Interconnects/EOMs be Used? - Companies Look to HPC Architectures to Solve Traditional Data Center Issues - EOMs Are Not New - Adoption in HPCs Spawned Current Generation EOMs - EOM Product Evolution - EOM Market Development - Changing the Engineering Mindset about Optics - Chip Packages Are Already Enormous - Electrical Interfaces for Optical Interconnects - What Happens Next at 40G and 50/56G? - 25G VCSELs are NOT the Last Stop! - Are Silicon photonics and PICs a Solution? - EOM Technical Dynamics Chapter 2: Optical Interconnect Applications & Markets - High Performance Computers and Storage Systems - The IBM Power 7 based Series of Supercomputers - Other Large Supercomputers - The Future Market for Optical Interconnects in Supercomputers - The Future Market for Optical Interconnects in other High Performance Computing - Core Routing Systems - The Future Market for Optical Interconnects in Core Routers - Compass EOS Creates a New Type of Core Router and Optical Interconnect - Datacenter Switching - High-performance Servers / Disaggregated Rack Systems - Optical Backplanes - The Limit of Copper Backplanes - Military Applications - Industrial, Professional, Commercial and Consumer Chapter 3: Products - EOM Product Issues - Transceivers and Active Optical Cables for Intra-System Optical Interconnects - CXP Transceivers and CXP Active Optical Cables - A new 400G Interconnect: The CDFP MSA Chapter 4: Intra-System Optical Interconnect Vendors - Advanced Photonics, Inc - Avago Technologies - FCI - Finisar - Fujitsu Optical Components - GigaLight - HIROSE Electric Co - Hitachi Cable - Molex/Luxtera - Optech - Reflex Photonics - Samtec - TE Connectivity - Ultra Communications, Inc Chapter 5: Forecast and Analysis For more information visit CONTACT: Research and Markets, Laura Wood, Senior Manager. Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Sector: Computing and Technology (, Telecommunications and Networks (, Semiconductor ( .


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